What can I do with Microsoft Azure?

Written by Anna on April 9 2015

What can I do with Microsoft Azure?

A scalable cloud platform, Microsoft Azure runs on a global network of Microsoft datacentres to deliver flexible, cost-effective, reliable cloud solutions for business transformation and improved control.

So what can you do with it?

  • Launch virtual machines – fast.  With built in virtual networking and load balancing for Windows Server and Linux
  • Use SQL database-as-a-service to simplify and scale application development, gather insights and protect your data
  • Build, deploy, scale and manage websites and apps for Android, iOS, and Windows
  • Utilise fully managed cloud-based predictive analytics with best-in-class algorithms and fast deployment
  • Use Azure RemoteApp to help employees work from anywhere, and on any device – Windows, Mac OS X, iOS or Android
  • Manage user accounts
  • Utilise single sign on across Azure, Office 365 and hundreds of popular software-as-a-service applications including Salesforce, Google Apps and Dropbox
  • Store data using relational SQL databases, NoSQL table stores, unstructured blob stores and Hadoop
  • Reduce latency with Azure’s caching and CDN services

To find out more about how Microsoft Azure could work for your business, get in touch with us here and let’s talk cloud.